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Cops vs. ThugsDirector: Kinji Fukasaku
In his 1975 masterpiece COPS VS. THUGS, director Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE) paints a dynamic portrait of flourishing corruption and unchecked greed using gritty 70s cop movie elan and true crime expose' detail. Brimming with irresistibly brutal vitality, COPS VS. THUGS demonstrates why Fukasaku counts filmmakers Takeshi Kitano, Quentin Tarantino and Takeshi Miike as devoted acolytes.
The ComebackDirector: Pete Walker
Pop star Jack Jones (best remembered for the theme from The Love Boat) plays a singer who is haunted by the death of his estranged wife, and led into a confrontation with the killer, in THE COMEBACK. A sleek and entertaining slasher film from director Pete Walker, it is a bloody illustration of the costs of fame.
MadnessDirector: Fernando di Leo
After brutally killing two farmers with a pitchfork, an escaped murderer Joe Brezy (Joe Dallesandro: Andy Warhol's superstar) makes a bee-line for the holiday cottage where five years earlier he stashed a substantial amount of ill-gotten loot.
Waves of LustDirector: Ruggero Deodato
A superb example of Deodato's work no to be missed by fans of Italian sex/crime/thrillers. A shocking and frightening version of Polanski's Knife in the Water. Two carefree youngsters, Irem and Barbara(Al Cliver and Silvia Dionisto), are invited for a weekend cruise on a yacht owned by Giorgio, a ruthless and cynical industrialist, who is married to Silvia, a disturbed woman who allows herself to be physically and mentally abused by him.
The HeirloomDirector: Leste Chen
Twenty years ago, an inexplicable unsolved mass suicide occurred in the millionaire Yang household. Only one heir secretly survived and years later he inherits the family mansion and returns there with his fiance. Mysterious and deadly events begin to take place, the demented legacy of the Yang family curse is reborn and history is soon poised to repeat itself.
JuggernautDirector: Richard Lester
HMS Britannic is caught in a storm at sea, but the real terror is on board - seven bombs planted by a terrorist calling himself Juggernaut, who demands a high ransom in exchange for the passengers' lives.
The OffenceDirector: Sidney Lumet
Officer Johnson (Connery) is an officer who finds himself on a psychological downward spiral when faced with an extremely emotional case. A harrowing and compellingly constructed chamber drama of police brutality and mental anguish, The Offence takes it's audience into the pathos of the common policeman.
The Falcon and the SnowmanDirector: John Schlesinger
Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People) and Sean Penn (Mystic River) deliver superb performances in a true-story spy thriller that is scathing, arresting and laced with white-knuckle excitement.